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CDC investigating US ground beef for Salmonella contamination

ATLANTA, Georgia, US -- Investigations are underway in 25 US states of Salmonella Newport infections linked to ground beef produced by JBS Tolleson Inc....

Florida: Four Killed in Robbery of UPS Truck

Four people, including a driver of a UPS delivery truck, were killed Thursday after robbers stole the driver’s vehicle and led police on a...

Mexico Massacre: Trump Vows Revenge Against Cartels

President Trump said Tuesday the U.S. is ready to "wage war" on the drug cartels and "wipe them off the face of the earth" after...

Thomas Cook Collapses, UK Mounts Biggest Tourist Repatriation Effort

  British travel firm Thomas Cook has gone out of business, as many as 600,000 holidaymakers stranded abroad and millions more with their holidays cancelled,...

Digital Transformation Survey now open online

transformation strategy aimed at making government more efficient when doing business with the public, private sector and the diaspora is expected to be launched...

NIA issues guidelines for college student travel assistance

CHARLESTON, Nevis -- Travel assistance guidelines have been announced for full-time students enrolled at Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) and the Advanced Vocational Education...

Seaton says celebrating excellence vital

Photo: Gov.-Gen. Seaton presents an award to student athlete.   Seaton says celebrating excellence vital ...

After Trump Cancels Peace Talks, Taliban Say More Yanks Will Die

  KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the...

Roofs damaged by hurricanes to be repaired by June

Residents who had the  roof of their homes damaged as a result of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017 have been assured that help...

Chernobyl 2?- Russian Villagers Evacuated After Nuke Blast

Moscow (CNN)- Residents of a Russian village near the site of a suspected explosion of a nuclear-powered missile have been told to evacuate, Russian...

Police reactivate 707 Crime Hotline

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The High Command of the Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force (RSCNPF) has reactivated the crime hotline 707 to...

NEVLEC announces Oct. 14 power outage at Combermere

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The following advisory from the Nevis Electricity Company Limited (NEVLEC), regards a scheduled power outage on Oct.14 to facilitate maintenance work...

22 Russian Tourists Injured in DR Bus Crash

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — At least 22 Russian tourists were seriously injured on Tuesday after a bus they were in collided with...

Bermuda on Lockdown as Humberto Strikes, Storm Jerry Heading for E....

 Associated Press People board up a store in preparation for Hurricane Humberto in Hamilton, Bermuda, on Wednesday.   MIAMI — Hurricane Humberto lashed Bermuda with strong winds...

Tensions Soar as Iran Captures 2 UK Ships

BBC- Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he is "extremely concerned" by the seizure of two tankers by Iran while sailing in international waters....

Town Hall meeting in Bath Village to discuss road rehab

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- The Nevis Island Administration (NIA) will hold a Town Hall meeting at Bath Village on Sunday, Oct. 21. Residents of Bath...

20 Deaths in Haiti, as Protests Continue

At least four people have died and dozens were injured between Friday and Saturday in strong protests in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, after police used tear...

Fun night held to develop bond between police, school children

Officers from the Dieppe Bay Police Station recently hosted approximately 110 children from the Saddlers to St. Pauls area for a fun night. This...

UK Supreme Court: PM Closing Parliament Was Illegal-Will Boris Resign? NO!

  Boris Johnson's suspension of parliament was illegal and had "no justification" the UK Supreme Court has ruled, in a dramatic decision which will trigger...

No Significant Economic Growth Predicted for Caribbean

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is not predicting any significant growth for the region. Deputy Director of ECLAC, Dr. Dillon Alleyne,...

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